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Title:
The Native American world
Author:
Hightower-Langston, Donna, 1953-
Publication Information:
Hoboken, N.J. : J. Wiley, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
ix, 445 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
Electronic Access:
Table of contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/wiley031/2002033115.html
ISBN:
9780471403227
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Book

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* Over 300 entries covering major tribes, languages, prominent individuals, and important historical events
* Alphabetized for easy use
* More than 100 illustrations, including period photos, line drawings, and portraits


In this authoritative and comprehensive resource, you'll find detailed information on a vast array of topics related to the Native American World, including:
* American Indian Movement
* Anasazi
* Arapaho nation
* Basket makers
* Burial grounds
* Captain Jack
* Civil Rights Act 1964
* Crazy Horse
* Desert-Cochise culture
* Educational funding
* French and Indian Wars
* Geronimo
* Ghost dance
* Hiawatha
* Homestead Act
* Indian Claims Commission
* Inuit nation
* King George's War
* Louisiana Purchase
* Modoc Conflict
* Mojave nation
* National Indian Youth Council
* Oklahoma Indian Welfare Act
* Red Paint people
* Riel Rebellion
* Seminole Uprisings
* Sitting Bull
* Tecumseh
* Wounded Knee Massacre
* Zuni nation


Wiley Desk References are comprehensive, generously illustrated reference works on major historical, cultural, and scientific topics. Their easy-to-use format helps you quickly find just the information you need, while first-person accounts and excerpts from official documents, letters, and other primary sources bring the subject to life. Wiley Desk References give you all the information you need on the subjects that matter most.


Author Notes

Donna Hightower-Langston, Ph.D., is Chair of the Ethnic Studies Department at the University of Colorado, Denver. A former Fulbright scholar, she is also a recipient of the Loft Creative Nonfiction Award. A tribally enrolled Cherokee, Hightower-Langston teaches courses on American Indian Nations, Indigenous Peoples of the Twenty-First Century, and American Indian Women. She has published numerous articles in journals and is a regular speaker at conferences


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
Part I Culturep. 7
Adena (mound building) culturep. 12
Agricultural periodp. 13
Anasazip. 15
ancient peoplesp. 16
Archaic periodp. 17
atlatl or spear throwerp. 18
basket makersp. 19
beadsp. 19
Beringap. 20
buffalop. 21
Clovis Spear-Point culturep. 22
Desert-Cochise culturep. 24
Folsom Spear-Point culture (Spear Throwing)p. 24
Formative periodp. 25
Ghost Dancep. 25
Hohokam culturep. 27
Hopewell culturep. 28
horsep. 29
medicinep. 29
Mississippian culturep. 30
Mogollon culturep. 32
Native American Churchp. 32
Norsep. 34
Old Copper culturep. 35
Old Cordilleran culturep. 35
Paleo-Indian periodp. 35
Plano (Plainview) Spear-Point culturep. 36
potlatchp. 36
pottery makingp. 37
Poverty Point culturep. 37
Pueblop. 38
Red Paint peoplep. 38
Sandia Spear-Point culturep. 39
totem polesp. 39
vision questp. 39
Woodland Culturesp. 40
Part II Individualsp. 41
Aquash, Anna Maep. 48
Banks, Dennisp. 49
Big Foot (Spotted Elk)p. 50
Brandt, Josephp. 51
Captain Jackp. 52
Chief Joseph (Joseph Younger, Hinmaton Yalatik, Hin-Mah-Too-Yah-Laht-Ket)p. 54
Chisholm, Jessep. 55
Cochisep. 56
Columbus, Christopherp. 56
Crazy Horse (Tashunka Witco)p. 58
Curtis, Charlesp. 60
Deer, Adap. 61
Deganawidap. 62
Deloria, Ella Carap. 64
Deloria, Vine, Jr.p. 64
Deskaheh (Levi General)p. 65
Dull Knifep. 65
Franklin, Benjaminp. 67
Geronimop. 68
Handsome Lake (Ganeodiyo)p. 70
Hiawathap. 71
LaDuke, Winonap. 71
LaFlesche Picotte, Susanp. 73
Mangas Coloradasp. 75
Mankiller, Wilma Pearl (A-ji-luhsgi, Asgaya-dihi [flower and protector of the village])p. 75
Manuelitop. 78
McCloud, Janetp. 79
Means, Russellp. 80
Momaday, Navarre Scottp. 82
Parker, Ely Samuel (Deioninohogawen, Donehogawa; Ha-sa-no-an-da)p. 82
Peltier, Leonardp. 83
Pocahontasp. 85
Pontiacp. 86
Pretty-Shieldp. 86
Red Cloud (Mahpiua Luta, Makhpia-sha, Makhpiya-Luta [Scarlet Cloud])p. 87
Sequoyah (George Gist, George Guess, George Guest; Sequoia, Siwayi, Sogwili [Principal bird, Sparrow])p. 89
Sitting Bull (Tatanka Iyotake, Tatanka Iyotank, Tatanka Yotanka)p. 90
Squanto (Tisquantum)p. 91
Standing Bear (Mo-Chu-No-Zhi, Mochunozhi)p. 92
Tecumseh (Tecumtha)p. 93
Thorpe, Gracep. 94
Thorpe, Jim Francisp. 96
Victorio (Beduiat, Bidu-Ya)p. 97
Ward, Nancy (Nanye-Hi, "One Who Goes About," Tsistunga-gis-ke, "Wild Rose")p. 97
Winnemucca, Sarah Hopkins (Sally Winnemucca; Thocmetone, Thoc-me-tony [Shell Flower])p. 99
Wovoka (Jack Wilson)p. 100
Yellow Thunder, Raymondp. 101
Part III Nationsp. 103
Abenakip. 111
Achumawip. 112
Alabama-Coushattap. 113
Aleut (see Alutiiq)p. 115
Algonquinp. 115
Alutiiqp. 116
Anishinabep. 119
Apachep. 120
Arapahop. 127
Arikirap. 129
Assiniboinep. 131
Beaverp. 132
Bella Bellap. 133
Bella Coolap. 134
Beothukp. 135
Blackfeetp. 135
Caddop. 137
Cahuillap. 138
Carrierp. 139
Catawbap. 140
Cayugap. 141
Cayusep. 143
Chemehuevip. 144
Cherokeep. 145
Cheyennep. 149
Chickasawp. 152
Chilcotinp. 153
Chinookp. 154
Chipewayanp. 156
Chitimachap. 157
Choctawp. 158
Chumashp. 160
Cocopap. 161
Coeur d'Alenep. 162
Colvillep. 164
Comanchep. 165
Coosanp. 167
Costanoanp. 168
Creep. 169
Creekp. 170
Crowp. 173
Dakotap. 175
Dogribp. 177
Gros Ventrep. 178
Haidap. 179
Harep. 180
Havasupaip. 181
Hidatsap. 182
Hopip. 184
Houmap. 186
Hualapaip. 187
Hupap. 188
Iglulikp. 189
Illinoisp. 190
Ingalikp. 192
Inuitp. 193
Inupiatp. 196
Iowayp. 197
Iroquoisp. 198
Kalispelp. 200
Karukp. 201
Kawp. 202
Kickapoop. 203
Kiowap. 205
Klamathp. 206
Klikitatp. 207
Kootenaip. 208
Kutchinp. 209
Kwakiutlp. 210
Lakotap. 211
Lenapep. 214
Lillooetp. 216
Luisenop. 217
Lumbeep. 218
Maidup. 219
Makahp. 220
Maliseetp. 222
Mandanp. 223
Menomineep. 224
Mesquakie (Fox)p. 226
Miamip. 228
Micmacp. 230
Missouriap. 231
Modocp. 232
Mohawkp. 233
Mojavep. 234
Monop. 235
Nakotap. 236
Nanticokep. 237
Narragansettp. 238
Naskapi-Montagnaisp. 239
Natchezp. 241
Navajop. 242
Nez Percep. 244
Nootkap. 247
Ojibwa (see Anishinabe)p. 248
Okanagonp. 248
Omahap. 249
Oneidap. 250
Onondagap. 251
Osagep. 253
Otoep. 254
Ottawap. 256
Paiutep. 258
Passamaquoddyp. 259
Pawneep. 260
Pee Poshp. 261
Penobscotp. 262
Pequotp. 263
Pimap. 264
Pomop. 265
Poncap. 266
Potawatomip. 267
Powhatanp. 269
Pueblop. 270
Quapawp. 280
Quechan (see Yuma)p. 281
Quileutep. 281
Salishp. 282
Sanpoilp. 283
Seminolep. 284
Senecap. 285
Shastap. 287
Shawneep. 287
Shoshonep. 288
Shuswapp. 289
Sinkiusep. 290
Spokanp. 290
Tillamookp. 291
Tipai-Ipaip. 291
Tlingitp. 292
Tohono O'odhamp. 293
Tonkawap. 294
Tsimshianp. 295
Tubatulabalp. 296
Tunicap. 297
Tuscarorap. 297
Umatillap. 298
Upper Umpaquap. 299
Utep. 300
Wailakip. 301
Wampanoagp. 301
Wichitap. 302
Wintunp. 303
Wishramp. 304
Wiyotp. 305
Wyandotte/Huronp. 305
Yakamap. 306
Yaquip. 307
Yokutsp. 308
Yuchip. 309
Yumap. 309
Yurokp. 310
Zunip. 311
Part IV Politics and Post-Contact Historyp. 313
Alaska Federation of Nativesp. 324
Alaska Native Claims Settlement Actp. 324
Alcatraz Island occupationp. 325
All-Indian Pueblo Councilp. 326
allotment (see Dawes Act)p. 326
American Indian Charter Conventionp. 326
American Indian Defense Associationp. 327
American Indian Movementp. 328
American Indian Policy Review Committeep. 328
American Indian Religious Freedom Actp. 329
American Revolutionp. 329
Articles of Confederationp. 331
Assimilative Crimes Actp. 332
Bacon's Rebellionp. 333
Bannock Conflictp. 334
Bascom Affairp. 334
Black Hawk Conflict (Black Hawk War)p. 335
buffalo head nickelp. 337
Bureau of Indian Affairsp. 337
Bureau of Indian Affairs Adult Vocational Training Programp. 339
burial groundsp. 340
Burke Actp. 341
Canada's Office of Native Claimsp. 341
Canadian Indian Actp. 342
Canadian White Paperp. 342
Carlisle Indian Schoolp. 343
Cheyenne Arapaho War (see Sand Creek Massacre)p. 344
Citizenship Actp. 344
Civil Rights Act 1964p. 345
Civil Warp. 346
Coeur d'Alene Conflict (Coeur d'Alene War)p. 346
Commission on Indian Reservation Economiesp. 348
Committee of One Hundredp. 349
Constitutionp. 350
Council of Energy Resource Tribesp. 351
Dawes Actp. 352
diseasesp. 354
Dutch West Indian Companyp. 356
educational fundingp. 357
Elementary and Secondary Education Actp. 359
Everglades Reclamation Policyp. 359
Factory Systemp. 360
fishing rightsp. 361
Five Civilized Tribesp. 361
forced patent periodp. 362
French and Indian Warp. 363
goldp. 365
Grant's Peace Policyp. 366
Gratten Affairp. 367
Hancock Campaignp. 367
Hollywoodp. 368
Homestead Actp. 369
Hudson's Bay Companyp. 370
Indian Appropriations Actp. 371
Indian Arts and Crafts Boardp. 371
Indian Child Welfare Actp. 372
Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968p. 372
Indian Claims Commissionp. 373
Indian Countryp. 374
Indian Education Actp. 376
Indian Gaming Actp. 376
Indian Health Servicesp. 377
Indian Removal Actp. 378
Indian Reorganization Act (see Wheeler-Howard Act)p. 380
Indian Resources Development Actp. 380
Indian Self-Determination Actp. 380
Indian Territoryp. 380
Inter-American Conference on Indian Lifep. 382
International Indian Treaty Councilp. 382
Iroquois Leaguep. 383
Josephy Reportp. 385
King George's Warp. 385
King Philip's Warp. 386
King William's Warp. 387
Lake Mohonk Conferencep. 388
Little Turtle's Warp. 389
Long Walkp. 390
Longest Walk to Washington, D.C.p. 390
Louisiana Purchasep. 391
Maine Indian Claims Settlement Actp. 391
Mariposa Conflictp. 392
Meriam Reportp. 392
Mexican Kickapoo Uprisingp. 393
missionariesp. 393
Modoc Conflictp. 396
Mohawk Blockadep. 397
Mormonsp. 398
National Congress of American Indiansp. 398
National Council of American Indiansp. 399
National Indian Youth Councilp. 399
Native American Women's Health Education Resource Centerp. 401
Navajo Community Collegep. 401
Navajo Hopi Land Settlement Actp. 402
Nootka Conventionp. 403
Northwest Ordinancep. 403
Oklahoma Indian Welfare Actp. 404
Paxton Riotsp. 404
Pequot Conflictp. 405
Pilgrimsp. 406
Pontiac's Rebellionp. 407
Public Law 280p. 408
Queen Anne's Warp. 408
Reclamation Actp. 408
relocation programp. 409
removal policyp. 410
reservationsp. 411
Riel rebellionp. 414
Russian American Fur Companyp. 414
Sand Creek Massacre (Cheyenne-Arapaho War)p. 415
Seminole uprisingsp. 416
Senate Investigating Committee on Indian Affairsp. 417
Sheepeater Conflictp. 417
Snake Conflictp. 418
Snyder Act (see Citizenship Act)p. 419
termination policyp. 419
Tippecanoep. 420
Trail of Broken Treaties Caravanp. 421
Trail of Tearsp. 421
Treaty of Medicine Lodgep. 423
Tribal policep. 424
Tuscarora conflictp. 425
United States Civil Rights Commissionp. 426
Ute Conflictp. 427
Walla Walla Councilp. 427
War for the Bozeman Trailp. 428
Water rightsp. 428
Wheeler-Howard Act (Indian Reorganization Act)p. 429
Women of All Red Nationsp. 430
Wounded Knee Massacrep. 431
Wounded Knee Occupationp. 432
Yamasee Conflictp. 433
Bibliographyp. 435

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